Cultural Site

City of Potosí (Bolivia)

Potosí is the example par excellence of a major silver mine of the modern era, reputed to be the world’s largest industrial complex in the 16th century. A small pre-Hispanic-period hamlet perched in the Bolivian Andes, Potosí became an "Imperial City" following the visit of Francisco de Toledo in 1572.
Banwari Trace Archaeological Site (Trinidad and Tobago) Editor Fri, 10/05/2018 - 15:38
Banwari Trace, an Archaic pre-ceramic site in southwestern Trinidad, is the oldest archaeological site in the Caribbean and the deposit is found on the southern edge of the Oropuche Lagoon. In 1969, the Trinidad and Tobago Historical Society discovered the remains of a human skeleton at the site.

Viñales Valley (Cuba)

Cuba's Valle de Viñales is encircled by mountains and its landscape is interspersed with dramatic rocky outcrops. The quality of this cultural landscape is enhanced by the vernacular architecture of its farms and villages, illustrating the cultural development of the islands of the Caribbean and of Cuba.

Antigua Guatemala

Antigua Guatemala contains living traces of Spanish culture with its principal monuments, built in the Baroque style of the 18th century, preserved today as ruins. The city was a center for the exportation of religious images and statues to the American continent and to Spain during the 17th and 18th centuries.